The process of application to the Georgia Department of Education is one of a candidate reviewing our advertised positions and applying to those which best fit his/her employment history and qualifications.
Submit either by fax, U.S. mail, or email a cover letter and a resume OR a State of Georgia Application to:
Georgia Department of Education
Human Resources Office
2052 Twin Towers East
205 Jesse Hill, Jr. Drive
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Please be sure to reference the job announcement number in your email or cover letter. Submit attachments in .doc or .pdf files only.
Please note: Please be sure to read the minimum qualifications posted for each position. Some of the education-specific positions require Georgia professional education certification. Documentation of this certification is required with the application/resume. An application or resume will not be considered for the position until this documentation is received in Human Resources. Georgia professional educator certification inquiries can be directed to the Georgia Professional Standards Commission by calling 404-232-2500 or visiting the web site at www.gapsc.com.
|Announcement - 12-53 ||All Job Openings
|Job Title:||Education Research & Evaluation Specialist – Race to the Top
|Post Date:||August 2, 2012
|Apply by:||Until Filled
|Job ID:||Four new, federally-funded
|Location:||1566 Twin Towers East
|Program/Unit:||Race to the Top Implementation Office
|Description of Duties:||
Under limited supervision, provides a broad array of leadership, guidance and support services to the Race to the Top (RT3) program. Specific duties include, but are not limited to, administering the Race To the Top program in accordance with federal regulations, policies, guidance, and instruction, as well as with state and State Board of Education policy. Duties include analyzing the 26 partner districts’ scopes of work to determine alignment with state’s scope of work, potential for success, and capacity of partner district to implement activities; implementing processes and procedures to assess the quality of program implementation of state and partner districts’ scopes of work; conducting onsite monitoring of state and partner districts’ compliance with local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations related to RT3; assisting the project manager in collecting, summarizing, and analyzing progress data and providing feedback to partner districts; analyzing and approving budgets for the 26 partner districts; designing and conducting technical assistance based on assessment of partner districts’ needs; Extensive statewide travel is required. This position involves extensive statewide travel. Work schedule typically encompasses overnight lodging and after-school team meetings, in addition to the regular work day.
Master’s degree in education, education administration, finance, public policy or a related field and three years of full-time professional experience administering a large-scale grant program at a school district, state agency, federal agency, for profit organization, or not for profit organization. This experience must involve conducting program evaluations or audits or conducting comprehensive research and preparing reports.
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:
• Experience developing and providing professional learning both in electronic and face-to-face formats
• Experience in managing educational budgets
• Experience in working with adult learners
• Experience managing educational contracts and grants
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Excellent presentation skills
• Additional computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint)
• Demonstrated progressive success in designing, managing, and/or implementing school reform,
• Experience troubleshooting qualitative and quantities data anomalies
• Strong analytical skills
• Ability to identify and implement appropriate solutions
Pay grade 17 – Annual salary range $43,063.23 (minimum) to $75,523.31 (maximum) commensurate with current employment and relevant education/training and work experience, and available funding. Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance, annual/sick leave, and Employees’ Retirement or Teachers’ Retirement.
Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants is
established. Applications/resumes will be evaluated and only those meeting the
qualifications will be considered. Top candidates will be contacted for
interviews. No notification will be sent to applicants except those who are
selected for interviews. Due to the large volume of applications received by
this office, we are unable to provide information on your application
It is the policy of the Georgia Department of Education not to discriminate
on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or age in its
In accordance with Public Law 99-603, also known as the Immigration Reform
and Control Act of 1986, the Department of Education employs only U.S. citizens
and lawfully authorized alien workers. All persons hired by the Georgia
Department of Education are required to verify identity and employment
eligibility and must agree to undergo drug screening and a criminal background